Senior Software Engineer at Flippa

Engineering, Full-time, Melbourne melbourne engineering full-time
Posted 24 days ago

Own Your Future at Flippa
We are the #1 marketplace to buy and sell online businesses and fresh from our Series A capital raise, we are expanding to help more small business owners find their pathway to exit. Our team is growing fast and we are looking for the very best to join Flippa across the globe.

Flippa’s mission is to give every business owner a pathway to exit. Flippa’s platform powers the trading of digital assets and online businesses; we invented the space and we are the market leaders. Our unique peer-to-peer marketplace brings together entrepreneurs, owners, investors and operators to trade sites, stores, apps and online businesses. We represent the new real estate - it’s digital real estate - and this is your opportunity to be a part of a major shift in society, one where digital business ownership is the new currency and a new asset class.

Fresh from our $15M Series A capital raise led by OneVentures and supported by some of Australia’s best entrepreneurs, we at Pty Ltd are accelerating our growth and scaling our platform.  This is an exciting opportunity for experienced full-stack Software Engineer to join our talented engineering team in a full-time role.  

In this role you will design, build and maintain software solutions, infrastructure, and services that drive Flippa. This position plays a key role in our expansion at Flippa and will contribute to the culture of the engineering and wider Flippa team. 

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will get to work on:

  • Write clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Build Ruby on Rails and JavaScript applications
  • Design robust, scalable and secure features, handling large scale problems with asynchronous messaging solutions.
  • Follow best practices (test-driven development, continuous integration, adhering to coding standards)
  • Drive continuous adoption and integration of relevant new technologies
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers and engineers to scope and plan new features
  • Deploying daily, via continuous deployment infrastructure into the cloud.
  • Work with agile methodologies
  • Promote process and technical improvements
  • Share your knowledge and skills with the team
  • Mentor engineers to help them up-skill
  • Perform code reviews and pair programming
  • Fulfil a primary support role for the production ecosystem (on-call rotation)
  • We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with proven work experience in software development including:

  • Proven work experience in software development, with a minimum 5 years of relevant experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Demonstrable knowledge of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL
  • Experience developing highly interactive applications
  • Ability to operate with infrastructure (AWS, Heroku)
  • Experience with Agile development methodologiesIdeally, you will also have a bachelor or master degree in Computer Science, Engineering or in a related field
  • In addition to be successful at Flippa we are also looking for someone who has:

  • A firm grasp of object-oriented analysis and design
  • Passion for writing clean and efficient code
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player attitude with the ability to work independently and with team members
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to changing priorities
  • Customer focussed
  • Ability to clearly explain technical concepts to non-technical team members
  • A passion for self-development and learning

  • Pay & Benefits
    Flippa is a creative, solution orientated culture of smart and nice people (simple but very true) – you'll be working with passionate colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoy a competitive remuneration including equity - so you can share in the growth of the company. We also offer a huge suite of perks and benefits including generous paid time off allocations (annual leave, study, volunteering, birthday, parental and preventative health), a new office in Cremorne, loads of social team meals and considerable budgets to spend on wellness and personal growth.

    Check out what our team has to say about working at Flippa here.